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  • GNS Black Star

    GH ghana navy

    1973 to 1977 - UK Royal Navy - Type 61 Salisbury class F76 HMS Mermaid    



       


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    History of UK Type 61 Salisbury class F76 HMS Mermaid

    1966-dec-29Launchedunnamed, as Yard no 2284. Never delivered to Ghana as government was overthrown and work stopped.
    1972Fate: transferedtransferred to Royal Navy
    1972-mayRefitat Chatham until spring 1973, to bring her closer to Type 61 standard
    1973-may-16Commissionedas HMS Mermaid

    Specifications

       

        from Black Star class
    2500full load (tn)
    101.80length (m)
    12.20beam (m)
    4.80draught (m)
    24max speed (knots)
    4Naval Gun single 40 mm
    1Rocket Launcher ASW mortar 305mm Squid

    Aircraft

       

        Typical Max
    Landing platform only. No hangar


    The Max option implies only aircraft of this model onboard    

    Builder

       

    UK Yarrow, Scotstoun



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